Junior Achievement of Southwest Virginia has named Carilion Clinic President and CEO Nancy Howell Agee to the region's Business Hall of Fame. Ms. Agee, along with Boxley Materials President and CEO Abney Boxley, will be officially recognized during a ceremony on October 21st.
From the Junior Achievement news release:
Their many contributions to business and community will be recognized at the 24th annual Business Hall of Fame dinner Oct. 21 at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center. They will join 49 other individuals who have been inducted in the Hall of Fame.
This year’s must-attend business event – recognizing leaders of the free enterprise system who serve as business role models for our region’s youth – also will honor Jack Avis, owner of Avis Construction, as the Young Entrepreneur of the year.
“This fund-raiser, which makes it possible for Junior Achievement of Southwest Virginia to prepare young people to succeed in a global economy, celebrates the accomplishments of those who have, through their professional and personal sacrifice and commitment to our community, helped so many others succeed in business and in life,” said Katherin Elam, president of JA of Southwest Virginia. “We are proud to honor innovators and leaders who paved the way and contributed to our region’s quality of life and growing spirit of entrepreneurism in the Roanoke and New River valleys.”
Laureates were selected by a committee of regional business leaders.